Daily Archives: November 1, 2020

COVID-19 cases surge globally

46.4 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus, which has claimed 1.2 million lives worldwide, according to worldometers.info. The US, with 9.4 million cases, has been the hardest-hit by the pandemic, followed by India and Brazil.Th...

Prime Minister asks for efforts to stabilise livelihoods of flood-hit people

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the authorities of the central province of Quang Nam to give timely support to flood-hit residents so that they can stabilise their livelihoods soon.Inspecting post-flood recovery activities in Tam Quang comm...

Shortage of pre-school teachers to worsen

The country’s pre-schools face and will continue to face a shortage of teachers until 2025, the head of the Ministry of Education and Training’s pre-school education department has warned.Speaking at a conference in HCM City earlier this week, Nguyen B...

Children enjoy toys made of old tyres in Hai Duong

Hundreds of children in kindergartens and residential areas in the northern province of Hai Duong’s Gia Loc and Thanh Ha districts have enjoyed new swings, seesaws and balance paths made of old tyres.Doan Thi Nhan, principal of a kindergarten in

Rescuers race against time to find landslide victims in Quang Nam

After three days of combing through the wreckage of the landslide in Tra Leng commune in central Quang Nam province's Nam Tra My district, rescuers have recovered the bodies of eight victims out of 24 people reported missing in the

Relief aid delivered to storm-hit residents in central provinces

Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member and Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, has stressed the need to stabilise livelihoods of people in the central province of Quang Tri, who have suffered huge damage from storm M...

PM asks for maximum efforts to support flood, storm victims

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 1 urged authorities of central provinces to make maximum efforts to support residents hit by recent storms and floods.He made the request at a meeting with officials of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and

HCM City plans extensive urban development along metro route

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are drafting design and construction plans for urban areas along the first metro route, which is slated to become operational at the end of 2021.The municipal People’s Committee has set up a team to study

Mekong Delta localities plant trees, build natural embankments to prevent erosion

More people in the Mekong Delta are planting trees and building embankments made of natural materials to prevent erosion along rivers and canals.The delta, which has a dense river and canal network, has faced increasing erosion along rivers and canals

Vietnamese team tops qualifying round of ASEAN information security contest

Pawsitive of the University of Engineering and Technology under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi excellently surpassed rivals to gain the first place at the ASEAN Student Contest on Information Security 2020’s qualifier on October 31.The contest,...